The easy response would be just to be angry, and vent some rage. This has not been a great week for that part of humanity which finds itself gay: President Youweri Mouseveni of Uganda signed into law a quite despicable piece of legislation, which effectively proscribes same-sex acts. Putin would be proud. Lest we think [...]
Russia is not "going after" gays, President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, defending a ban on "propaganda" about homosexuality that has brought criticism from the West ahead of the Winter Olympics. "There is no ban on non-traditional forms of sexual interaction between people. Show More Summary
America's first gay president won't be attending the Opening Ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and neither will anyone else notable from the White House. Former Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano andShow More Summary
MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts loves to use his daily show as a platform to discuss gay issues, usually as an opportunity to play the role of gay-rights activist rather than journalist. Despite Roberts’ frequent promotion of gay stories, his most recent example may prove to be his most bizarre one yet. [See video after jump.] read more
President Obama's legacy as "the first gay president" could factor in to how the United States approaches sending a delegation to Russia for the upcoming Winter Olympics, according to MSNBC host Thomas Roberts. He described Russia'sShow More Summary
MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts examined the notion on Monday that President Barack Obama faces an uphill battle to safeguard the rights of gays and lesbians abroad who face repression in their home countries who are less tolerant of alternative lifestyles. Roberts asked if Obama has credibility with repressive government given that so many see him as America’s “first gay presdent.”
John Allen Gay President Obama shook hands with Cuban dictator Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela’s funeral yesterday. Memorials for iconic world leaders seem to always produce such incidents - for example, the 2005 funeral of Pope John Paul II saw Israeli president Moshe Katsav shake hands with Iranian president Mohammed Khatami. Show More Summary
When Newsweek famously dubbed Barack Obama "the first gay president" of the United States, the magazine was wrong on two counts: Obama isn't gay, and at least one gay president preceded him. That would be James Buchanan, whose life partner was William Rufus King, the 13th vice-president. Show More Summary
“I think Sullivan is right, but not for the right reason. I do believe that Barack Obama is in fact our first gay president. But I believe this for entirely different reasons. I believe the man actually is gay,” – Dean Chambers, who famously “unskewed” the polls to predict a Romney landslide last year.
President Obama is a "mulatto faggot" and "the first gay president," according to Ayo Kimathi, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement acquisitions officer who is now on paid leave after it was revealed that he runs a website preparing black people for an "inevitable clash" with white people.
Paris Barclay, an Emmy-winning director and GLAAD Media Award recipient, was elected the president of the Directors Guild of America. He is the first out gay president, as well as the first African-American president. GLAAD reports: Barclay has been a...
Stay classy, Virginia. Black GOP Nominee Says President Obama Is Gay For Supporting Marriage Equality “Bishop’ E.W. Jackson, who is the newest GOP nominee for Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor position and the first Black person up for the job in over
Since the Norelco body groomer was not enough for them to focus on this month, One Million Moms have set their sights on Disney, urging them to email the company to stop the gays from holding innocent families captive at...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama may have made a slow start on gay rights issues, but by the end of his first term his record was such that a news magazine dubbed him the nation's "first gay president." Now activists want more.
Barack Obama may be America’s “first gay president” — but Bill Clinton is the (former) commander-in-chief GLAAD has chosen to
"The evolution of the nation's 'first gay president'" Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita thinks most NFL players will have no problem with an out and proud teammate. "I would argue that the overwhelming majority would be fine with having a...
(CNN) - He has been declared America's "first gay president." But President Barack Obama's evolution to that title hasn't been easy. His positions zig-zagged over almost two decades.
President Obama was dubbed “The First Gay President” by Andrew Sullivan last May, after his public announcement that his “evolution” in support of marriage equality was complete. It was a controversial homage to a man who at that point had … Continue reading ?
Walt Disney must be rolling over in his cryogenic chamber right now. On Friday, George Kalogridis became the first openly gay president of Walt Disney World, where he’ll oversee some 66,000 employees with a velvet, animated glove. Kalogridis began working at Disney World back in 1971, busing tables; then 17, he was hired before the [...]